Archive for: October, 2016

Keith Duane Snook

Keith Duane Snook October 28, 1948 – October 30, 2016 Montezuma, Iowa | Age 68 Keith Snook, 68 of Montezuma and formerly of Parachute, CO passed away peacefully Sunday morning, October 30, 2016 at his home. Keith Duane Snook, the son of Lester and Eva (Tish) Snook, was born on October 28, 1948 in Grinnell, […]

William Penn Claims Sixth Straight in 19-14 Win Over Ravens

Atchison, Kan.–One of the measures of a championship team is the ability to snatch victory from the hands of defeat and the Statesmen football team can now check that off its list as it rallied to knock off #22 Benedictine 19-14 in Heart of America Athletic Conference North Division action Saturday. Despite being outgained 403-253, […]

Senior Night Win Eludes Statesmen Against MVC

William Penn University Athletics

The William Penn men’s soccer team battled against Missouri Valley, but fell just short in a 2-1 Heart of America Athletic Conference loss Saturday. The Statesmen (7-9-2, 4-7-1 Heart), who entered with a chance to earn a postseason tournament game at home, were outshot just 13-11 and were tied 0-0 at intermission. The Vikings (11-5-2, […]

WPU Drops 2-0 Decision to Missouri Valley on Senior Night

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–The Statesmen women’s soccer team could not come away with a momentum-building Senior Night victory, falling 2-0 to Missouri Valley in Heart of America Athletic Conference action Saturday. In a game that meant nothing to William Penn (6-10-1, 4-7-1 Heart) in regards to league standings, the home team was outshot 15-7 in its regular season […]

William Penn Sweeps Faith Baptist Bible on Senior Night

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–On a night when it showered its 2016 senior class with appreciation, the Statesmen volleyball team gave the group an additional gift with a 3-0 sweep over non-conference foe Faith Baptist Bible Friday. WPU (7-26) won by scores of 25-16, 25-18, 25-20. The team outhit the Eagles .189-.033 in the victory. The hosts had some […]

Season Comes To An End At The Hands Of The Dutch

Pella, Iowa – The Oskaloosa Indians football team had their season come to an end on Friday night 34-14. The senior-heavy team brought a winning season and carried on a winning attitude that started with a softball state championship. For first-year head coach Jake Jenkins, the night was one tough one. Jenkins was obviously proud […]

Planning Ongoing For Early Childhood Development And Recreation Facility

Oskaloosa, Iowa – Individuals from the City of Oskaloosa, Oskaloosa Community School District, Mahaska County YMCA and Mahaska Community Development Group, gathered together on October 26th to continue the discussion about the proposed center. The purpose is to continue moving forward with the project plans and the meeting was designed to refine the facility design […]

Road Safety Meeting Has DOT Offering Help To County Road Department

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Transportation has developed a program where they help counties identify and lessen hazards on county roadways. Molly O’Brien with Kimley Horn, led the discussion on Thursday for the Iowa DOT Local Road Safety Plan Project. Also present was Chris Poole with the Iowa DOT Office of Traffic and […]

Indian Harriers Continue State Streak

FORT DODGE- The Oskaloosa High School Indian Harriers continued the streak that was started in 2006, by having individual qualifiers at the state meet on Saturday for the 10th consecutive year, the longest in school history. Senior Sienna DeJong and Sophomores Lauren Coon and Carter Huyser all participated in Saturday’s meet. Head Coach, Mike Comfort, […]

Arterburn Accepts Plea Deal

OSKALOOSA- One of Oskaloosa’s most notorious criminal cases in recent times is beginning to draw to a close. On Friday, Bradley Arterburn pled guilty to one count of second-degree murder. Sentencing is set for November 18 at 2:15 p.m. in the Mahaska County Courthouse. Arterburn faces a prison sentence of up to 50 years in […]


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